USI to Click off Lighting Unit

Roberts, Ricado
May 2000
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;05/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 20, p6
Reports that U.S. Industries Inc. (USI) has corralled Compass Partners International to explore strategic alternatives for its lighting fixture business. Diversified business division of USI sold to a portfolio company of Citicorp Venture Capital Ltd.; Reason for Cooper Industries' interest in the sold division; Revenue posted by the company for the first quarter of 2000.


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